April 27, 2017

News Category: Student News

Undergrads "Lean In" with Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg More than 50 undergrads got exclusive invite to webcast with Sandberg Sept. 18. (09/18/2014)

Incoming Students Greeted by Inspiring Speakers, Interactive Games, and Moneyball Lessons Class of 2016 gets a full immersion into Haas culture and a Major League Baseball surprise. (08/28/2014)

Historic Percentages of Women, International Students Begin Full-Time Berkeley MBA Program Women are a record 43 percent of the Full-time MBA class. (08/28/2014)

Berkeley EMBAs Get Inside Track on How Washington Works Federal Reserve Chair and Haas Professor Emeritus Janet Yellen was just one of the Washington luminaries to meet with students in the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program during their immersion week in the nation’s Capitol. (08/28/2014)

Berkeley-Haas Students Named “Best Overall Team” in National Science Foundation I-Corps Program Four Berkeley-Haas students completed the Bay Area National Science Foundation’s I-Corps program this summer, developing innovative products. (08/21/2014)

Haas Welcomes New Evening & Weekend Class Haas Dean Rich Lyons welcomed 250 students in the school’s Evening & Weekend MBA Program during orientation, urging them to embrace the school’s defining principles as they further their careers. (08/21/2014)

Moneyball Celeb Execs Billy Beane and Sandy Alderson Coach New Full-Time MBAs Incoming Full-Time Berkeley MBA students get surprising management advice from MLB legends Beane and Alderson. (08/21/2014)

Keeping Haas 'Haasome' Spurs MBA Giving Graduating Full-Time and Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA students raised some $43,000 as part of the 2014 graduating gift campaigns. (07/20/2014)

Haas Undergrad Program Ranks #3 in USA Today The Haas Undergraduate Program ranked #3 among the top 10 US business majors, published by USA Today on July 2, 2014. (07/08/2014)

Haas Undergrad Program Ranks #3 in USA Today (07/08/2014)

Financial Engineering Students Launch Options App Students in the Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering Program have a new mobile tool to help them better understand options pricing, thanks to predecessors in the class of 2014. (06/30/2014)

Haas’ Achievements in Responsible Management Education and Research Outlined in UN Report Demonstrating its commitment to its mission of developing leaders who redefine how we do business, the Haas School has released its first progress report on the United Nations Principles on Responsible Management Education. (06/30/2014)

Julia Min Hwang Takes Helm of MBA Career Group After leading the Full-time Berkeley MBA Program for a decade, Julian Min Hwang has taken the helm of the Haas School’s Career Management Group. (06/20/2014)

81 Faculty Members Make Elite “Club Six” for Spring Teaching Students gave 81 faculty members, or approximately 50 percent of the spring’s 161 instructors, a mean teaching score of at least six on a seven-point scale. (06/18/2014)

Financial Engineering Program Hosts Bitcoin Roundtable The future of crypto-currency and Bitcoin, the controversial online virtual currency, will be the topic of debate June 18 at a roundtable discussion at Haas featuring several industry leaders. (06/16/2014)

Senior Gift Campaign Attracts Record Participation The annual Senior Gift Campaign set new records this year in overall participation, helping to raise a total of $44,123.01 for Berkeley-Haas. (05/12/2014)

Haas Raises $250,000 for Socially Responsible Investment Fund Tapping into a new Berkeley crowdfunding platform, the Haas School's Center for Responsible Business successfully raised more than $250,000 to scale up its Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Fund this semester. (05/12/2014)

From Mindful Leadership to Coding, Students Build Career Skills in Applied Innovation Workshops Meeting rage is a silent epidemic, lecturer Lisa Solomon tells a class of about 30 full-time Berkeley MBA students at a recent workshop. After all, everyone has probably attended a meeting that felt like a waste of time. So how do you design a conversation that sparks creativity and innovation? (05/12/2014)

Students to Race to Mongolia for Breast Cancer Research Instead of taking a traditional internship this summer, three Haas students will pack into a pink van like sardines and screech across the Greater Barsuki Desert in Kazakhstan. Their destination? Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Their mission? To support breast cancer research and awareness. (05/12/2014)

MBA Students to Toss Caps May 23 Hewlett-Packard CFO Cathie Lesjack, MBA 86, will help send off about 500 Berkeley MBA students at their commencement May 23. (05/12/2014)

Students Honor Faculty, Student Instructors with Cheit Teaching Awards Six professors and two graduate student instructors (GSIs) will be honored at commencements this month for their excellence in teaching. (05/12/2014)

MBA for Executives Class of 2015 Begins Studies The incoming class includes four pilots, two doctors, and leaders from such companies as Hewlett-Packard, Apple, and Cisco. (05/12/2014)

Students to Cheer Culmination of Undergraduate Journey More than 375 undergraduates will receive their diplomas May 19, and several students will be recognized for their contributions to the school. (05/12/2014)

PhD Students Celebrate Major Milestone Seven PhD students were the first Haas graduates to toss their caps into the air this spring at their program commencement on Saturday, May 10, in the Wells Fargo Room. (05/12/2014)

Haas Senior Brandon Hagy Picks Up Three Honors in One Day Cal golfer Brandon Hagy, BS 14, added three honors to his already impressive collection of accolades in recognition of his academic achievement and community service. (05/07/2014)

Rooting for Peace: Berkeley Team Helps Brand a Humanitarian Organization This semester, a group of Berkeley students is putting its marketing muscle to work helping a humanitarian organization turn mines into vines. As students in the Haas School’s Social Sector Solutions (S3) course, the team this month presented a strategic communications plan to Roots of Peace, an organization founded and led by Cal alumna Heidi Kuhn, BA 88 (Pol. Econ. Of Indust. Soc.), which is building sustainable crops on war-torn land once too dangerous to traverse. (04/21/2014)

Classified: Undergrad Class on Job Success Taps MBA Student Expertise A group of undergraduates have teamed up with Berkeley MBA students to help guide the 60 students in the course that they created, titled The Workshop: Interview Prep and Job Success. (04/21/2014)

New Breakfast Club Offers Interdisciplinary Forum for PhD Women About two dozen female PhD students spent one recent morning talking about dynamic pricing of sports tickets, noisy data, and the impact of gold mining. (04/21/2014)

Alumnae Share Career Lessons on Women Empowerment Day Nine alumnae returned to Haas to inspire and prepare nearly 60 young undergraduate women for success at the second annual Women Empowerment Day April 4. (04/21/2014)

Student Startup Roundup: Brandizi, Teaman, and Volunteer Forever This is part of an occasional series of articles spotlighting students who are juggling their studies with starting a new business or social enterprise. (04/21/2014)